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International Vulture Day

Join us for Wild Holidays, proudly presented by California Coast Credit Union. Go on a holiday expedition of light, and travel through places that glow and twinkle with holiday cheer. Lights and entertainment from 4 to 8 p.m. on these dates:

November 27-29
December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19-23, 26-31
January 1-3


  • Holiday Gift Guide

    Looking for that perfect holiday gift for that special someone on your list? The San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park have a plethora of great gifts to meet all your needs—check out our Holiday Gift Guide here. And when you give a gift from San Diego Zoo Global, you’re also giving back, by supporting wildlife conservation.

  • Smartphone being held up to take a photo of a ring-tailed lemur.
    Wild Holidays Expedition

    Add to your adventure by looking for and scanning QR codes in nine locations for special stories and 10% off an entrée.


  • Lagoon lit up with blue holiday lights while a family of four looks on.
    Enchanted Lagoon

    Wander in wonder around this magical area of music, bright bits of "firefly" lights, and the spectacular, colorfully lit waterfall.

  • A DJ's hand working a turntable.
    Safari Park Radio 197.2

    Our devoted DJ entertains with patter and tunes to spark the holiday spirit!

  • Bokeh blurred Holiday lights
    Safari Base Camp Light Show

     Enjoy a musical light show to a traditional holiday tune with a twist.

  • Two adults and two children walking under festivly lit trees.
    Bridge of Lights

    Stroll through a long archway of cheery lights—then keep going to discover more festive beauty at Tiger Trail!

  • Tree decorated with white fairy lights.
    Nairobi Lantern Walk

    Nairobi Village will be all aglow with lights of all kinds. There's a new "ooh!" and "aah!" everywhere you look, as hanging lanterns change color amid special background music.

  • A guitarist and bongo drummer performing in front of a blue lit lagoon.
    Roaming Entertainment

    Watch for our special Wild Holidays performers:

    Safari Parker: This active adventurer is sure to add some giggles and grins to your expedition of holiday lights.

    Firefly Stilt Walkers: You have to see it to believe it—and you'll never forget these amazing artists.

    Songs of the Season: A musical duo performing sparkling acoustic renditions of favorite holiday songs.

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